Consciousness & Spirituality, Activism & Leadership
Guardians of the Forest: Culture, Ecology, Action
Guardians of the Forest Online Event with Vandana Shiva, Daiara Tukano, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Traditional forest knowledge for spiritual, ecological and cultural transformation.
Vandana Shiva exploring the threat of globalised corporatisation, and the radical solution presented by agroecology and indigenous approaches to land and community organising.
Daiara Tukano looking at cultural and indigenous rights, and the right to memory and truth of indigenous peoples in the human rights field.
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim on the role of indigenous knowledge in adaptation and mitigation to climate change.
Guardians of the Forest
Vandana Shiva #
Globally well-known intellectual and activist, Vandana Shiva has shown ongoing commitment in different fields, making it difficult to label her name under a precise and unique category. At the core of her activism there are: counter-development in favour of people-centered, participatory processes; support to grassroots networks; women rights and ecology. Author of numerous important books and articles, Vandana Shiva has shown a lifetime interest in campaigning against genetic engineering and the negative impact of globalisation, advocating for the crucial importance of preserving and celebrating biodiversity.
Daiara Tukano #
Daiara Tukano is an indigenous activist, artist and communicator from Amazonas, Brazil
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim #
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an environmental activist and geographer.